Many homeowners in later years of life, may make the decision to a park home. Doing this has so many benefits including those of living in a more manageable and comfortable home. Below we share with you 5 great reasons why downsizing your home might be the best idea for you.
1. A manageable space
One of the main reasons for choosing to downsize your living arrangements is that you want a space that is easier to manage and more suited to your needs as you age. Park home living offers more compact homes that remain comfortable and spacious. Ultimately these homes are easier to manage and maintain on a daily basis. And brand new ones come with a superb 10 Year warranty, combine this with outside spaces which are maintained for you should you desire, means your park life can be as easy as you like.
2. It is an affordable option
Park homes are an affordable option. When you are considering downsizing your home and choose to buy a park home, then you can release much-needed equity from your property. This will help you to save extra money when living on a pension.
3. You are part of a community
Moving from your family home, especially if you are by yourself, can be incredibly difficult. You may be leaving long-term friends behind. One advantage of park home living is that there is often a great sense of community. Many park homes also hold regular social activities and many are Gated with CCTV for security.
4. Park homes are low maintenance
As you get older it is important to take care of your physical health. A good reason for choosing a park home when downsizing is that they provide a low maintenance way of living. Most park homes are new builds and therefore require very little repair or upkeep, and many are even designed to an individual’s specific needs. Most park homes are also only one-storey high, making it easy to access all living areas.
Many parks are located in superb areas of natural beauty or close to local amenities, some even have amenities on park for added ease. Its important to find the right park for you and location makes a big part of this decision. Most of our parks offer superb locations with superb surroundings and close to local services. Take our residential park in Lutterworth, The Grange. A gated community that is only a 5 minute walk to the local town centre.
There are many more reasons to downsize your home and be mortgage free, more than we can list here. Our advise is to find a park that suites your locational needs and make contact from there.